Overview of Curriculum
CRIMINAL JUSTICE  (ASU, MVSU, UM, USM);   CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES  (JSU);   CRIMINOLOGY  (MSU);   SOCIAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY  (DSU) BA, BS, BSCJ, BSJC
Degrees offered by: ASU, DSU, JSU, MSU, MVSU, UM, USM
CIP: 43.0103, 43.0104, 45.0401
Common Courses Accepted By All Institutions Offering This Major:
  Course Prerequisite Credits
  Introduction to Criminal Justice CRJ 1313 3  
  English Composition I & II ENG 1113, ENG 1123 6  
Common Courses Total    9  
Additional Courses Accepted By: ASU
  Fine Arts ART 1113, ART 2713, ART 2723, DAN 1113, MUS 1113, SPT 2233 3  
  Police Administration and Organization CRJ 1323 3  
  Introduction to Corrections CRJ 1363 3  
  Juvenile Justice CRJ 2513 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, GEO 1113, PSC 2113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, SOC/ANR 2213 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, ENG 2523, ENG 2533 6  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123; HIS 1163, HIS 1173; or HIS 2213, HIS 2223 6  
  Quantitative Reasoning MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Laboratory Sciences Select two from Laboratory Sciences list 8  
  Elective(s)   7  
ASU Additional Courses Total    51  
ASU Total    60  
Additional Courses Accepted By: DSU
  Fine Arts ART 1113, ART 2713, ART 2723, DAN 1113, MUS 1113, SPT 2233 3  
  Police Administration and Organization CRJ 1323 3  
  Introduction to Corrections CRJ 1363 3  
  Juvenile Justice CRJ 2513 3  
  Computer Applications I CSC 1123 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences GEO 1113, PSC 2113, SOC 2113 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2413, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, ENG 2523, ENG 2533 3  
  Personal Development EPY/PSY 2513, HPR 1111, MFL 1113, MFL 1213, MFL 1313 2- 3  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123; HIS 1163, HIS 1173; or HIS 2213, HIS 2223 3  
  Mathematics MAT 1313, MAT 1753 3  
  Humanities and Fine Arts PHI 2113 or any Literature, History, or Fine Arts course listed 3  
  Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication SPT 1113, SPT 2173 3  
  Laboratory Sciences Select two from Laboratory Sciences list 8  
  Elective(s)   4  
DSU Additional Courses Total    50- 51  
DSU Total    59- 60  
Additional Courses Accepted By: JSU
  Fine Arts ART 1113, ART 2713, ART 2723, DAN 1113, MUS 1113, SPT 2233 3  
  Police Administration and Organization CRJ 1323 3  
  Introduction to Corrections CRJ 1363 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, GEO 1113, PSC 2113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, ENG 2523, ENG 2533 6  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123; HIS 1163, HIS 1173; or HIS 2213, HIS 2223 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Laboratory Sciences Select two from Laboratory Sciences list 8  
  Elective(s)   8  
JSU Additional Courses Total    49  
JSU Total    58  
Additional Courses Accepted By: MSU
  Fine Arts ART 1113, ART 2713, ART 2723, DAN 1113, MUS 1113, SPT 2233 3  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433 6  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123; HIS 1163, HIS 1173; or HIS 2213, HIS 2223 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Philosophy PHI 2113 3  
  Social Sciences PSC 1113, PSY 1513 6  
  Introduction to Sociology SOC 2113 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Laboratory Sciences I Select Biology Science from Laboratory Sciences list 4  
  Laboratory Sciences II Select Chemistry, Geology, or Physics from Laboratory Sciences list 4  
  Foreign Language Select one language 9  
  Elective(s)   2  
MSU Additional Courses Total    52  
MSU Total    61  
Additional Courses Accepted By: MVSU
  Fine Arts ART 1113, ART 2713, ART 2723, DAN 1113, MUS 1113, SPT 2233 3  
  Police Administration and Organization CRJ 1323 3  
  Introduction to Corrections CRJ 1363 3  
  Juvenile Justice CRJ 2513 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, GEO 1113, PSC 2113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, SOC/ANR 2213 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433 3  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123; HIS 1163, HIS 1173; or HIS 2213, HIS 2223 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Laboratory Sciences Select two from Laboratory Sciences list 8  
  Elective(s)   8  
MVSU Additional Courses Total    49  
MVSU Total    58  
Additional Courses Accepted By: UM
  Fine Arts ART 1113, ART 2713, ART 2723, DAN 1113 or DAN 1123, MUS 1113 or MUS 1153, MUS 1123, MUS 1133, SPT 2233 3  
  Biology I or II BIO 1114, BIO 1124 or BIO 1134, BIO 1144 4  
  Police Administration and Organization CRJ 1323 3  
  Introduction to Corrections CRJ 1363 3  
  Juvenile Justice CRJ 2513 3  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG ENG 2423, ENG 2433 3  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123, HIS 1163, HIS 1173, HIS 2213, HIS 2223 3  
  Mathematics MAT 1313, MAT 1753. or higher-level math 3  
  Statistics MAT/BAD 2323 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences PSY 1513, SOC 2113 6  
  Fine Arts / Literature / Modern Language / Philosophy / History Select any course from the departments 3  
  Laboratory Sciences Select Physical Science from Laboratory Sciences list 4  
  Elective(s)   4  
  Requires a minor*   6  
UM Additional Courses Total    51  
UM Total    60  
Additional Courses Accepted By: USM
  Fine Arts** ART 1113, DAN 1113, MUS 1113, SPT 2233, others possible 3  
  Police Administration and Organization CRJ 1323 3  
  Introduction to Corrections CRJ 1363 3  
  Juvenile Justice CRJ 2513 3  
  Literature** ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433 3  
  Humanities** HIS 1163, HIS 1173, PHI 2613, PHI 2113, PHI 2143, others possible (1 HIS required) 6  
  Additional Humanities A second History course not selected in Humanities requirement or PHI 2613, PHI 2113, or PHI 2143. (Two HIS courses and one PHI course must be completed.) 3  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences** Select two courses: SOC/ANR 2213, HPR 1213, GEO 1113, PSC 1113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, others possible 6  
  Additional Social and Behavioral Sciences SOC 2113, SOC/ANR 2213, GEO 1113 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Laboratory Sciences Select two from Laboratory Sciences list 8  
  Foreign Language Select one language 6  
USM Additional Courses Total    53  
USM Total    62  
Notes: 
UNIVERSITY-SPECIFIC FOOTNOTES

ASU:
At ASU, acceptance of community or junior college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum. Total degree hours: 120 Total hours that will transfer for this degree program: 60

DSU:
At DSU, acceptance of community or junior college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum. Total degree hours: 120 Total hours that will transfer for this degree program: 59-60

JSU:
JSU accepts up to sixty-two (62) hours of transfer coursework toward the total degree hour requirements for graduation. Total degree hours: 122 Total hours that will transfer for this degree program: 58

MSU:
At MSU, acceptance of community college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum. Total degree hours: 123 Total hours that will transfer for this degree program: 61

MVSU:
At MVSU, acceptance of community college work may be limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum. Total degree hours: 120-121 Total hours that will transfer for this degree program: 61

MVSU has established a 2+2 curriculum agreement with Coahoma Community College. Students planning to transfer from this community college to MVSU for Criminal Justice BS should follow this 2+2 curriculum agreement.

UM:
*UM requires a minor with a minimum of eighteen (18) hours (six hours could be earned at the community/junior college).

At UM, acceptance of community college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum. Total degree hours: 120 Total hours that will transfer for this degree program: 60

UM has established a 2+2 curriculum agreement with Holmes Community College and Northwest Community College. Students planning to transfer from these community colleges to UM for Criminal Justice BS should follow this 2+2 curriculum agreement.

USM:
**USM General Education Curriculum Note: Additional courses may satisfy specific university general education curriculum requirements. See the USM General Education Curriculum (GEC) Course Transfer Policy for details. Specific program requirements are found in the USM Undergraduate Bulletin Degree Plans: http://catalog.usm.edu/

At USM, acceptance of community college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum. Total degree hours: 122 Total hours that will transfer for this degree program: 61